Born Brussels. Songwriter/singer of French chanson. Died of lung cancer in Bobigny, in the suburbs of Paris. Is buried on the Island of Hiva Oa in the Marquesas, French Polynesia. Click on exte...
War dead, Music, Poetry & Song, Seriously Famous
English novel writer.Charlotte’s first novel, "The Professor" was based on her experiences while in Brussels. She and her sister Emily enrolled at Pensionnat Heger, first to learn French and Germa...
War dead, Literature, Seriously Famous, United Kingdom
English novel writer
Referenced on five memorials in London.
Person, Exile, Poetry & Song, Seriously Famous, United Kingdom
You will often see this written as "Grand' Place". That's because it should correctly be "Grande Place" but the "e" has been dropped. Everything else you might want to know about the Grand Place...
Building, Architecture, Seriously Famous, Tourism/Traditions
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Born: 11/4/1841, 180 years ago
Person, Politics & Administration
Mad, bad and dangerous to know.
You have nothing to lose but your chains!
Nurse who helped soldiers escape from occupied Belgium during WW1.
Fell in love in Brussels.